Our HCPC podiatrist Nikki McCloskey is professionally certified and completed the Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio® Taping Course.
Kinesio®Taping is a popular taping technique preferred by professional sports men and women and becoming popular with amateur sports enthusiasts. It can contribute to pain relief and speed recovery.
Kinesio®Taping is a a therapeutic tape and taping technique which supports joints and muscles, without restricting range of motion. The taping technique is the most unique part producing effective results
The method requires special tape that is skin friendly, with optimum elasticity and durability. Kinesio® Tex is designed to be worn for multiple days (3 to 5). An hour after application it will withstand athletic activity and showering without coming off. The water resistant type should be used for hands and feet and it is also useful for people who regularly take part in sporting activities.
It is recommended that only practitioners trained in the application of Kinesio® Tex use this technique as a treatment.
Kinesio Taping® for sports injury should only be applied under the guidance/advice of a trained professional. Effective and successful results will only be obtained by applying the correct taping applications for a specific condition.